Senior at the University of Alabama, majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Consumer Science. I grew up in Georgia until I moved to Hoover, Alabama right before high school, where I then graduated from Hoover High School in 2017. I am a passionate sports fan who also loves music, and I freelance audio engineering in my free time.
Nick Saban ‘Are You An “And” Or “But” Player?’
Nick Saban has been around football for quite some time now. He recently shared some insight on how teams go about evaluating potential future players on Questions and Answers with Nick Saban. Saban stated that, "And & but" are the two most prolific words that you may hear these NFL coaches and scouts use. If a guy is an "and" player that means he adds more to what he displays on the field. If he is a "but" player, then teams may have concerns on a players actions outside of football.
Running Backs Show Pass Catching Abilities At A-Day
The Alabama running back group is lead by senior, Brian Robinson who did not participate this A-Day. However, The white team was lead by Roydell Williams who had 12 carries for 43 yards and 4 catches for 65 yards. Crimson team saw Jase McClellan shine out the backfield as well with 12 carries 46 yards and 7 catches for 62 yards.
Donta Hall Shines In Magic Debut
Former Alabama basketball star Donta Hall, took on a new challenge Wednesday night as he made his debut for the Orlando Magic. Hall signed a 10 day contract on April 13th. This is now his third appearance on an NBA roster after first playing for the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. Hall finished his debut with 7 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks, and 1 steal.
Former 5-Star Nimari Burnett Commits To Alabama
Former 5-star guard in the 2020 recruiting class has transferred to Alabama from Texas Tech. Nate Oats hauls in another 5-star McDonald's All-American, making it a three headed monster in the back-court. Burnett joins the other All-Americans on the Crimson Tide with, Jahvon Quinerly and 2021 recruit J.D. Davison. This is now the second addition to the 2021 roster this week for Oats.
Nick Saban Had Strong Words For Offensive Coaches
Nick Saban had an interesting comparison when talking about offensive coaches around the country. "You guys are all apart of the Taliban man" when speaking towards the offensive coaches. Claiming the evolution of offense in football keeps him from sitting still. The analogy brought in some laughs from the rest of the zoom attendees, as they know how much coach Saban cherishes his defense.
Former 5-Star Nimari Burnett Leaning Towards Tide
Nate Oats and Alabama seem to be the favorites to land former 5 star Nimari Burnett. Burnett has entered the transfer portal after one season with Texas Tech. The 6'4 guard would add to a dynamic back-court to pair up with Jd Davison who is also a 5 star in the 2021 class.
Kenyan Drake Signs Two-Year Deal With Raiders
Former Alabama running back Kenyan Drake signed a two year deal that is worth up to $14.5 million with the Las Vegas Raiders. The Raiders now add their second Alabama running back to the team. Drake joins Josh Jacobs to make one of the leagues best running back duos.
Alabama To Play 8/9 Seed In Nashville
After a comeback win vs Georgia Saturday, Alabama will now set their focus towards a SEC quarterfinal matchup. The Tide will either face the 8 seed Kentucky Wildcats or the 9 seed Mississippi State Bulldogs this Friday in Nashville.
NBA Makes Draft Rule Changes For Seniors
The NBA has decided to make Seniors in the NCAA opt-in for the NBA draft, instead of automatically being draft eligible due to the Pandemic.
Coach Oats Says He Won’t Rest Herbert Jones
Alabama has been dealing with a handful of injuries this season, and now star Senior Herbert Jones playing status is in question. Jones has been banged up for quite some time now, and many have been asking the question if he should rest.